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Greece 2008 Decision 520/2008 of the Court of Appeals of Piraeus (Private leisure boat case) [editorial analysis available]
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/080000gr.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: Commentary by Dionysios P. Flambouras

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20080000 (2008)

JURISDICTION: Greece

TRIBUNAL: Efetio Pireos [Court of Appeals of Piraeus]

JUDGE(S): Chairman: Panagiotis Roubis (President of Judges of the Court of Appeal) (Proedros Efeton); Judge Reporter: K. Ganiatsos (Judge of the Court of Appeal) (Efetis); Member: D. Hondrogiannis (Judge of the Court of Appeal).

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 520/2008

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: [-]

BUYER'S COUNTRY: [-]

GOODS INVOLVED: Private leisure boat


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 2(a) and (e)

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

2A ; 2E [Exclusions from the Convention: purchases for personal, family or household use; Sales of ships, vessels, hovercraft, aircraft]

Descriptors: Consumer sales ; Ships or vessels

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Editorial remarks

EDITOR: Dionysios P. Flambouras [*]

1. RULING

The court judged that, in accordance with CISG art. 2(a) and 2(e), the CISG did not apply to a contract that concerned the sale of a private leisure boat.

2. OTHER CITATIONS

Excerpt from commentary by Dionysios P. Flambouras "Case Law of Greek Courts for the Vienna Convention (1980) for International Sale of Goods" (publication forthcoming in the Nordic Journal of Commercial Law).


FOOTNOTE

* Adjunct Lecturer (PD 407) in Civil Law, University of Athens (Dep. of Economics); Advocate of the Athens Bar, Solicitor in England & Wales; Member of M. & P. Bernitsas Law Offices. LL.M. (Brist.), M. Stud. (Oxon), Dr. Jur. in Civil Law (Athens).

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Citations to case abstracts, texts, and commentaries

CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Greek): Click here for Greek text; see also Companies and Undertakings Law [Dikeo Epihiriseon ke Eterion] (2008) 1396; Armenopoulos (2009) 216 (with note by ADM)

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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